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7 festive events to keep the whole family entertained this week

Getting cabin fever? Try one of these family-friendly outings for size.

Image: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland


Rapunzel: The hair is long, the songs are wicked and the Gaiety panto is as fabulous as ever.

Suits: The whole family. Time: 1.30pm and 6.30pm. Tickets: from €19.50. Find out more here

Tracks In The Snow: Catch the last day of The Henry Girls at the Ark today, singing all about what happens when our world turns white.

Suits: aged 4 years +. Time: 2pm and 4pm. Tickets: €12. Find out more here

Shine Through 2018 Drop In Family Workshop: Get ready to start a New Year and experiment with reflections of light and shadows with artist Janine Davidson at the Hugh Lane Gallery.

Suits: The whole family. Time: 1-3pm. Tickets: Free. Find out more here

The Sound Of Music: The hills are alive at the Bord Gais with this amazing rendition of the classic. Bring your tissues.

Suits: Age 7 years +. Time: 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Tickets: From €21. Find out more here

Source: Bord Gais Energy Theatre


Beauty And The Beast: Get ready to sing along to Beauty and the Beast at the Everyman Theatre this weekend – it’s all-singing and all-dancing with a tale as old as time!

Suits: Age 6 years +. Time: 7.30pm. Tickets: €26. Find out more here.


Beauty And The Beast: Galway’s Town Hall Theatre is hosting a rendition of Beauty and the Beast too this Christmas, with their very own Renmore Smurfs, who bring their unique sparkle to this seasonal feast of family entertainment!

Suits: Age 6 years +. Time: 7.30pm Tickets: €19. Find out more here.

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